The Dead Weather Biography
The Dead Weather, The White Stripes'
Jack White's third band, is an Alternative-Rock outfit consisting of lead
singer Alison Mosshart, Queens
Of The Stone Age member Dean Fertita on guitar, The
Raconteurs' Jack Lawrence on bass and Jack White on drums and vocals.
The band debuted at the opening of Jack White's new Third Man Records building in downtown Nashville, Tennessee USA. Third Man Records is the imprint on which all White's music has been released over the years, acting as the label for all of The White Stripes and The Raconteurs releases around the world.
"Horehound", The Dead Weather's debut album, was released in July 2009 making an impressive debut at #1 on Billboard's Alternative Albums chart, #6 on The Billboard 200 and #7 on the Top Canadian Albums chart. The 11-song set included two powerful singles: "Treat Me Like Your Mother" and "I Cut Like A Buffalo".
"Sea Of Cowards" arrived less than a year after the band's first full-length CD, in May 2010; the album quickly catapulted into the top 5 of The Billboard 200 and peaked at #6 in Canada. The first single, "Die By The Drop", rocketed to #20 on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart and also get a toehold in the top 40 of The Rock Songs chart.